The Aperture Room, Thornton-Smith Building

The Aperture Room, Thornton-Smith Building

340 Yonge Street

Commissioned by: Toronto Camera Centres Ltd.

Architectural/Design Firms: George Robb Architects, Straticom Planning Associates

Craftspersons/Contractors:  Blackwell Engineering; Artistic Skylight Domes Ltd.; Roof Tile Management Inc.; Townley Masonry


The Thornton-Smith Building is a three-storey commercial building designed by John Lyle in 1922.  This project created the Aperture Room, an event venue on the third floor that retains many of the heritage elements of the building, including the interior brick and an original skylight.

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